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VOL. 1, NO. 2 AUGUST, 1906 



General College Information 



AND 



Announcements for 1906-1907 



— Published — 

January, April, July, October, by Hillsdale 

College, Hillsdale, Mich. 






VOL. 1, NO. 2 AUGUST, 1906 

Entered as Second class Matter Aprii 17, 1906, at the Post Office at Hillsdale, 
Michigan, Under the Act of Congress of July 16, 1894. 



General College Information 



AND 



Announcements for 1906-1907 



— Published — 

January, April, July, October, by Hillsdale 

College, Hillsdale, Mich. 



CALENDAR FOR 1906-1907 



TERMS AND VACATIONS. 

1905 Fall Term begins Tuesday, 10:00 A. M September II 

Thanksgiving Vacation Wednesday noon to Tuesday morning. 

Fall Term ends Thursday, 4 :00 P. M December 20' 

Holiday Vacation from Thursda}^ December 20, 1906, to 
Tuesday, January 8, 1907. 

1907 Winter Term begins Tuesda}^ 10:00 A. M January S 

Mid- Winter Examinations February 2 

Day of Prayer for Colleges February 10 

Winter Term ends Friday, 12 M March 29 

Spring Term begins Tuesday, 10:00 A. M April 9 

Spring Term ends Thursday June 20- 



PRUDENTIAL COMMITTEE 



JOSEPH W. MAUCK, Chairman. 
GROVER A. JACKSON, Secretary. 
FRANK M. STEWART. HERBERT O. ALCER. 

WALTER H. SAWYER. ORIN D. PATCH. 

HARRY S. AIYERS. ALICE L. HULCE. 

CHAUNCEY F. COOK. HENRY M. FORD. 

THE AUDITOR, Ex-Officio. 
GEORGE W. MYERS, Auditor. 
MISS JEAN MARTIN, Librarian. 
DELLA McINTOSH, Assistant Librarian. 
CLARK L. HERRON, Registrar. 
FRANK B. MEYER. Secretary of the Faculty. 
CLAUDE F. SMITH, Janitor. 



FACULTY AND INSTRUCTORS FOR 1906-7 



(With the exception of the President, the names are arranged ac- 
cording to seniority of appointment.) 

JO'SE'PH WILUAM MAUCK. A. M., LL. D., President. 

Professor of Political and Social Science. 

9 College Hall. - 173 Hillsdale St., N. 

MELVILLE WARREN CHASE, Mus. Doc, 

Professor of the Pianoforte, Harmony and Theory. Director of 

Department. 

27 Fine Arts Hall. 157 Hillsdale St., N. 

KINGSBURY BACHELDER, A. M., L. H. D.. 

Professor of the Greek Language and Literature. 

Worthing Hall, Room B. 75 Fayette St, E. 

iREV. DELAVAN BLOODGOOD REED, A. M.. D. ,D., 

Professor of New Testam.ent Language and Literature, 

and Marks Professor of Ecclesiastical History. 

Dean of Theological Department. 

Worthing Hall, Room C. 193 Hillsdale St., N. 

CHARLES HENRY GURNEY, A. M., 

Alumni Professor of English and Principal of Normal Dept. 
16 Knowlton Hall. 236 West St., N. 

STEPHEN BENJAMIN HARVEY, A. M.. 

Professor of Modern Languages. Dean of Facultv. 
5 College Hall. 79 College St., E. 

REV. JOHN TEFFT W^\RD, A. M., D. D., 
Burr Professor of Systematic Theology, and Acting DeWolf Pro- 
fessor of Homiletics. 
Worthing Hall, Room D. . 85 Fayette St., E. 

M. MYRTILLA DAVIS, M. S., 

Instructor in Oratory and Expression,. 
East Hall. 296 West St., N. 



^REV. LEROY WATERMAN, A. B., B. D., 

Dunn Professor of the Hebrew Language and Literature. 

Worthing Hall, Room B. 193 Hillsdale St., N. 

FRANK B. MEYER, A. B., 

Waldron Professor of the Latin Language and Literature. 
10 College Hall. 208 West St, N. 

F. EDMUND EDMUNDS. 

Professor of Voice Culture and Chorus Director. 

22 Fine Arts Hall. 85 Fayette St., E. 

JOHN MICHAEL GROVE, A. M., 

Professor of Natural Sciences. 

15 Knowlton Hall and Biological Laboratory. 151 Oak St, 

CLARK LI'NCOLN HERRON, M. S., 

Hart Professor of Mathematics. 

20-21 Fine Arts Hall. 75 College St., E, 



Fowler Professor of Physics. 
(The studies of this professorship are taught by the Hart Professor 
.of Mathematics.) / 

JESSE FLOYD MACK, A. B., 

"^lincipal of Preparatorv Department and Instructor in English. 
2 College Hall. " 112 College St., E. 

ELEANOR TEMPLE, 

Instructor in Home Ecor.omics. 

East Hall. East Hall 

GRACE GRIEVE MILLARD, PH. B., 

Women's Dean and Instructor in Latin and Historv. 

East Hall. East Hall. 

WILLIA^I J. BOONE. A. B.. 

Instructor in Gymnasium and Director of Athletics. 
2 College Hall. Reading Avenue. 

ARTHUR E. BRYCE, 

Instructor on the Violin. 

MRS. }^IARGARET MAYNARD, 

Instructor in the Fine Arts. 
25 Fine Arts Hall. 

t Un^lergraduate Instructors and Assistants not included. 
'''Leave of absence, 1935-7. 



HILLSDALE COLLEGE 



Since the publication of the Annual Catalogue number, 
some slight alterations have been made in the descriptive 
matter of the college course ; hence, practically the entire 
matter is here given, in revised form, and is designed to 
supersede that previously printed. 

ORGANIZATION AND SCOPE. 
The College comprises the following departments : 
I. The Department of Liberal Arts. 
•11. The Preparatory Department. 

III. The Department of Theology. 

IV. The Department of Music. 

V. The Department of Fine Arts. 
\^I. The Department of Expression. 
Yll. The Department of Home Economics. 

The courses in Liberal Arts are largely elective. The 
degree of Bachelor of Arts is conferred upon the comple- 
tion of one of these courses, and that of Bachelor of Di- 
vinity upon completion of the full course in the Department 
of Theology. Appropriate certificates are issued upon com- 
pletion of other courses. 

State Teachers' Certificates, good for four years and 
convertible into life certificates, are issued by the Michigan 
Department of Education to those who receive the degree 
of Bachelor of Arts, provided their electives include the 



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.also receive the degree of Bachelor of Pedagog-y from the 
College. 

Students in preparation for technical and professional 
courses, and those who for other reasons do not take a 
regular course, are permitted to choose selected subjects 
rpon advice of the professors immediately interested. 



DEPARTMENT OF LIBERAL ARTS 



REQUIREMENTS FOR DEGREES 

The degree of Bachelor of Arrs is conferred upon the 
completion of one hundred twenty hours of college work, 
exclusive of Physical Culture, an hour being defined as one 
recitation a week throughout one semester. Of these cne 
hundred and twenty hours, eighty are required in accord- 
ance with tlie student's selection of a Major. For these re- 
quiremenrs see Descriptions of the Courses in the Liberal 
Arts. 

The regular assignment is sixteen hours a week, and a 
greater or less number may be selected only with the con- 
sent of the faculty. 

Advanced credits may be allowed upon examination 
or certificates from other approved colleges. 

A graduate of a four years' college course may con- 
duue his study by taking work offered in die set outline of 
otudy, not previously pursued by him. 

This post-graduate work shall comprise an amount 
equal to at least fifteen hours a week for a year. 

At the close of a satisfactory year's work looking to- 
vvard a degree a formal thesis shall be submitted. 

On further, recommendation of the instructors under 
wdiom the work is done a Master's degree shall be con- 
ferred of like character with the Bachelor's degree already 
received. 



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Tlie subject for the thesis must be submitted to :he 
facuUy for approval on or before December 1st, of the year 
in which the degree is expected. 

Satisfactory evidence of diligent and intelligent work 
upon the thesis must be submitted to the instructor in whose 
department the work falls, at such times and in such man- 
ner as the instructor may direct. 

The thesis shall represent a minimum of two hundred 
hours of work and contain not less than four thousand 
words, at the same time showing good ability to carry on 
independent study and thought. Attentio4i in judging the 
thesis will be paid to the logical development of the thought 
and to the literary s:yle. 

The completed thesis must be submitted for approval 
2iZ early as May 1st, of the year in which the degree is ex- 
pected, and a typewritten copy must be presented to the 
library. 

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION 

For admissk)n to the freshman year without condi- 
tions, the requirement is an equivalent of 120 hours in ad- 
vance of a standard eighth grade. An hour is defined 
as one recitation of sixty minutes occurring once a week 
throughout a semester." As a rule, five of the ordinary 
recitations of forty-five minutes for a year in a high-school 
are counted as equivalent to eight "hours." 

Of the required 120 hours, the following must be of- 
fered: English (including grammar), 24: hours; Mathe- 
matics Ulgebra, plane and solid geometry), 1(> to 24 hours; 
Phvsics, 8 hours, including not less than 25 laboratory ex- 
periments fairly equivalent to those in the Preparatory De- 
partment of :he College (which see). 



lO COLLEGIATE COURSES 

The remaining hours may be selected from the follow- 
ing list of subjects, with the proviso that the selection shall 
include at least sixteen hours in some one of the four lan- 
guages — Latin, Greek, German and French : 
Greek, 16 hours. Physiography, 4 or 8 hours. 

Latin, 16 — 32 hours. Chernistry, 8 hours. 

German, 16 — 32 hours. Botany, 4 hours. 

French, 16 — 32 hours. Zoology, 4 hours. 

English Literature, 8 hours. Physiology, 4 hours. 
History, 8 — 24 hours. "^'Drawing and Art, 2 — 4 hrs. 

* One hour of credit given for three hours in class. 

To a limited ex*tent, other subjects will be accepted-, 
with credits to be determined upon consultation. 

The 120 hours of preparation are designed to insure 
^the successful pursuit of the collegiate courses, and more 
importance is attached to the amount and quality of the 
work than to the time spent in recitation. 

Accrediied high schools are those wdiich have been 
approved by the faculty of the college, and class-ranks 
certified from them ar^ accepted, without examinations, as 
far as they apply on the 120 hours above mentioned. Those 
who offer certified class-ranks from other scho®ls may 
.receive tentative credits which will become permanent after 
one year of satisfactory advanced w^ork, or they may from 
the first receive permanent credits in either of three ways, 
viz.: 1. Upon taking examinations; 2. Upon presentation 
of satisfactory teachers' certificates for the same subjects; 
3. Upon special action of the faculty. 

Applicants deficient in preparation will be classified in 
some sub-freshman year, or in the freshman year with 



COLLEGIATE COURSES II 

conditions, according to the extent of their previous study, 
and may make up their deficiency in the Preparatory De- 
partment of the college. 

New students, before they register, will meet the com- 
mittee on classification for allowance of credits. 

All new students must choose a Major from those of- 
fered in the Description of Courses. They will then con- 
fer with the h@ad of the department in which their Major 
occurs, as to the assignment of studies. After having" 
selected a Major, each student is expected to complete the 
work which it requires. 

Prospective students are requested to apply to the 
secretary of the college for blanks upon which to enter the 
credits they desire to offer, and return the same to the sec- 
retary as early as practica^ble, preferably as soon as their 
local schools close for the year. 

The college year opens on Tuesday, and new students 
who meet the committee on classification on the afternoon 
of the day before (Monday) will avoid delay and confusion 
incident to the general registration. 



Discription of the Courses in the Liberal Arts 



GREEK 
Professor Bachelder 

III. In t'his course the class studies the ''IHad," the 
''Odyssey" and Greek lyric poetry. Lectures are given on 
the nature of poetry, especially of the epic and the lyric. 
The aim of these lectures is to find the elements of real 
value in poetry, and to give a true standard of judgment 
in poetic criticism. Seymour's ''Iliad/' 'Perrin's Odyssey" 
and Tyler's "Greek Lyric Poets" are used. A brief study 
in Greek history is pursued in the spring, term. 

IV. In this course the Greek drama, with its origin 
and development, is studied. Lectures on poetry are con- 
tinued, with special application to Greek dramatic art. 
Dramas of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides form the 
basis of study. Principles of coiiflicts, plots, dramatic unity, 
poetic justice, movement and ascent, emotions of pity and 
fear, with construction and characterization, suggest the 
nature of the study. The historic influence of the Greek 
drama is traced. Prerequisite, Courses I. — III. 

Text-books : Mather's or Harry's "Prometheus 
Bound," Flagg's "Seven against Thebes," Sidgwick's ''Ag- 
amemnon," Earle's "Oedipus Tyrannus," D'Ooge's "Anti- 
gone," Campbell and Abbott's "Oedipus Coloneus," Allen's 
"Medea of Euripides," and Earle's "Alcestis." 



COLLEGIATE COURSES 1 3 

V. In the first semester, Greek oratory is studied ; m 
the second, Greek philosophy. Tyler's or D'Ooge's ''Demos- 
thenes on the Crown'' is used ; also, Richardson's ''Aes- 
chines," Lodge's ''Gorgias," Dyer's ''Apology and Critic." 
The class may elect the Greek drama, instead of the above. 
Prerequisite, Courses I. — III. 

Photographic illustrations and excellent books of ref- 
erence are in use in this department. 
CLASSIC ART 
Professor Bachelder 

The foundarion of this course consists of the study of 
ancient Greek sculpture and architecture and of later de- 
velopments under the Romans. Attention is given to the 
private life of the Greeks and of the Romans. One semester. 
Required Work with Major in Greek 

Greek 24 Science 8 

English 8 Bible I. . 4 

History 8 Elective 40 

Classic Art 4 

Latin and Modern Lan- 120 

guages 24 

LATIN 
Professor Meyer 

V.' Cicero, Livy and Horace. — ^Cicero de Senectute and 
Latin writing. Livy, books XXL and XXIL, and collateral 
reading in Roman history. Horace — selected odes, epodes 
and satires. Prerequisite, Courses L — IV. 

VL Cicero's Letters. — One or two comedies of Plau- 
tus or of Terence and a study of the ancient Italian drama 
are sometimes included in this course. 

VII. History of Latin Literature. — Brief illustrative 
selections are read. 



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VIII. Letters of Pliny the Younger, 

IX. Roman Private Life. — Selections from Juvenal 
and from Martial are followed by a systematic smdy of the 
life of the ancient Romans. 

X. Taciius. — Agricola and Germania. 

XL Latin Poets. — Selections from Catullus, Lucre- 
tius, Propertius, Tibullus, Ovid and Lucan. 

Courses VI. — XI. are semestral. They are in general 
given in a cycle ; but no definite order can be stated, vari- 
ations being introduced according to the number and the 
character of the students. The prerequisite for any one 
of these courses is Course V. 

Required Work with Major in Latin. 

Latin 24 English 8 

Classic Art 4 Science 8 

Historv 8 Elective 40 

Bible i 4 

Greek and Modern Lan- ^ 120 

guages 24 

MODERN LANGUAGES 
Professor Harvey 

The general objects of instruction in the Modern Lan- 
guages are language mastery, literary appreciation, power 
of interpretation into the mother tongue, and cultured 
scholarship. 

In both German and French, Courses III. and IV. are 
so arranged that students may take them in consecutive 
years, thus permitting an additional semester in each of 
these languages, if desired. 

GERMAN 

I. Elementary. — Grammar lessons for first half term ; 
the reader then used, in alternation, twice each week during 



COLLEGIATE COURSES 1 5 

the rest of the year. Abundant conversational practice. 

II. The Modern Short Story and the Drama. — ^Week- 
sion of literary excellencies. 

The foregoing courses may be taken by college students 
who do not present as an entrance requirement German 
taken elsewhere. 

III. The Historical Ncvcl and Prose Composition, — 
One semester. 

IV. (a) Readings from Scientific Prose. — Six 
weeks. 

(b) Modern Germany. — A cursory^ study of the 
geography, the poliiical, social and religious life, and the 
varicus institutions of Germany, from German tex:-books. — 
Six weeks. 

(c) Pedagogical Methods. — For those preparing to 
teach German. Some simple text is annotated, as a basis 
for considering practically the best methods of studying 
and teaching a modern language. — Six weeks. 

Course IV. not given in 1906-7. 

FRENCH 

Courses I. and II. are requiremen'.s for the choice of 
subsequent courses. 

I. Grammar Lessons. — Daily for the first half term, 
then the lessons alternate with the reading of texts for the 
remainder of the year. 

II. Narrative Prose and Comedy. — Text reading is ac- 
companied by weekly composition, in connected discourse, 
and thorough review of grammar. 

III. (a) The Serious Drama. — Seventeenth century 
studies. — Six weeks. 



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(b) French Prosody and Lyrics. — Four weeks. 

(c) Historical Tales,— 'Eight weeks. 
Course III. not given in 1906-7. 

IV. (a) Readings from Scientific Prose. — Six weeks: 

(b) Modern France. — ^A cursory study of the 
g-eography, the poHtical, social and rehgious Hfe, and the 
various institutions of France, from French text-books. — 
Eight wrecks. 

(c) A Study in French Poetics. — Four weeks. 

SPANISH 

A class in elemenrary Spanish may be taught for one 
semester, if students who regularly would elect French IV. 
should choose Spanish instead. The two courses are net 
offered in the same year. The language prerequisites for 
this course are two years of Latin and two of French, but 
reasonable equivalents will be accepted. 

Required Work with Major in Modern Languages. 

German and French 40 History 8 

Science 8 Bible I. or II 4 

Philosophy 4 Elective 40 



English 16 

120 
ENGLISH 
(Professor Gurney, Head of Department) 

V. Rhetoric. — The cbject continually kept in view is 
to put the student in thorough command of English, for 
purposes of writing and speaking, and for comprehending 
the force and beauty of literature. This study is a continu- 
tion of the fhetoric work in standard high schools. Stu- 
dents entering upon this course must have standings for 
all English work of the preparatory department, or such 
as show an equivalent amount of work in accepted high 
schools. First semester. 



COLLEGIATE COURSES I 7 

Professor Gurney 

VI. (a) English V. is a prerequisite for this course. 
EngHsh VI. is a required study. The basis of the work 
for the first half year is Jevon's Lessons in Logic. Other 
authors, notably Hyslop, will be used for collateral work. 
The exercises at the close of the book, and selected and 
original examples for application of principles studied are 
included in the work done. First semester. 

(b) This half year of work is a continuation of the 
first semester, especial attention being givea to argumenta- 
tion, oratory and allied forms of discourse. Debaies are 
conducted, and orations prepared, criticised and delivered 
before the class or in pub'ic audiences. The study is carried 
on with a view to helping students in regular literary 
society work, the oratorical and other literary contests of 
the college, and the lanniversary and commencement parts. 
Second semester. 

Professor Mack 

VII. (a) Shakespeare and Drama of Sixteenth and 
Seventeenth Centuries. — Development of drama in England 
from Miracle Plays to Shakespeare. Principal plays of 
Shakespeare are read, together with specimens from Mar- 
lowe, Johnson, Beaumont and Fletcher, and Webster. First 
semester. Given in 1906-7. 

(b) Victorian Prose and Poetry. — Representative 
works of Carlyle, Newman, Arnold and Pater, and the prin- 
cipal poems of Tennyson, Browning and Arnold are thor- 
oughly studied, with reference to both substance and style. 
Class room work consists of lectures, recitations and dis- 
cussion. It is hoped that this course may be of service to 



ID HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

students desirous of a closer acquaintance wirh modern 
literature as an expression of problems and ideals. Second 
semester. Given in 1906-7. 

VIII. (a) Poetic Theory. — This course is a study 
of Aristotle's Poetics, Longinus on the Sublime, I^essing's. 
Laoooon and Wordsworth's Prefaces, and an applica- 
tion of these canons of criticism to some important examples 
of epic and drama. Some rime will be given to the prin- 
ciples of versification. Open to juniors and seniors. First 
semester. Given in 1907-8. 

(b) American Literature. — ^The literature from 1607 

to present time. The course includes lectures, recitations^ 

extensive reading and preparation of a thesis on some topic 

ly composition, with exhaustive grammar study, and discus- 

of simple research. Second semester. Given in 1907-8. 

Required Work with Major in English. 

English 28 Science ^ 

Modern Languages 16 Bible 1 4 

Psydiology and Ethics. . 8 Philosophy 4 

Classic Art 4 Elective 40 

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MATHEMATICS 

Professor Herron 

III. College Algebra. — A short review of theory of 
exponents, surds, quadratic equations, ratio and propor- 
tion. Variation, series, binomial formula, logarithms, per- 
mutations and combinations, graphic solutions and elemen- 
tary theorems in the theory of equations. First semester. 

IV. Plane Trigonometry. — Prerequisite, Course IIL 
First half of second semester. 



COLLEGIATE COURSES I9 

V. Analytic Geometry. — Prerequisite, Course IV. 
Second half of second semester. 

VI. Surveying. — Prerequisite, Course IV. First half 
of first semester. 

VII. Determinants. — Prerequisite, Course IV. First 
half of first semester. Given in 1907. 

VIII. 71ieory of Equations. — ^Prereqisite, Course IV- 
First half of first semester. Given in 1906. 

IX. Differential and Litegral Calculus. — Prerequisite, 
Course V. Second half of first semester and second 
semester. 

PHYSICS 
Professor Herron 

II. Prerequisite, Elementary Physics and Mathematics. 
Course IV. This course covers Mechanics, Sound, Light 
and Heat. Enough time is spent in the laboratory to per- 
form about thirty-five quantitative experiments. Given in 
1906-7. Fees, four dollars. 

III. Prerequisites, same as for Course II. This course 
covers Magnetism and Electricity. About fifteen quantita- 
tive experiments will be performed. First semester. Not 
given in 1906-7. Fees, two dollars. 

ASTRONOMY 

Professor Herron 

I. The work is mostly. descriptive, requiring no math- 
ematics beyond Course IV. In connection with the text,, 
observations are made wi'h the telescope and measurements 
with the sextant. Many of the constellations, binary stars 



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and nebulae are s.udie 1. Second senester. Not given in 

R:qu£red Work with Major in Mathematics. 

Mathematics 16 Chemistry 8 

Physics 12 Psychology and E:h:cs. 8 

Modern Languages 1() Elective 40 

Historv 8 

3ible i 4 120 

English 8 

BIOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY 
Professor Grove 

It is the purpose of the course of study as outlined by 
this department: 

(1) To inculcate the scientific method. 

(2) To enable the student io grasp the trend of mod- 
ern thought in Philosophy and Pedagogy. 

(3) To fit the student for advanced work in medicine, 
engineering or other allied sciences. 

BIOLOGY 

The modern theories of the science are presented, in 
connection with the s'udy of representative types of the dif- 
ferent groups of animals and plants. 

Laboratory work, lectures and recitations, four periods 
of two hours each. Credit, eight hours. Fees, two dollars 
a semester. 

CHEMISTRY 

I. General Chemistry. — (a) The fundamenal princi- 
ples of the science are considered, in connection with a sys- 
tematic study of the non-metals. First semester. 

(b) The elements of qualitative analysis are taught, 
in connection with a survey of the metals. Laboratory 



COLLEGIATE COURSES 21 

work, lectures and recitations, four periods of two hours 
each,. Credit, eight hours. Second semester. 

Fees, five dollars a semester and breakage. 

11. Qualitative Analysis. — The best methods employed 
in the separation and detection of the principal bases and 
of the more common acid radicals are considered in detaiL 
The student thus learns the reason for each step in the pro- 
cess of analysis. The work of the year closes with the an- 
alysis of unknown substances, including minerals and com- 
mercial products, thereby giving the student an opportunity 
to apply his knowdedge to practical work. Prerequisite, 
"bourse I. or its equivalent. Laboratory work, lectures and 
recitations, four periods of two hours each. Credit, eight 
hours. Fees, five dollars a semester and breakage. 
GEOLOGY 

The first half of the semester is devoted to a considera- 
tion of the various geological agencies and their results. 
The geologic folios published by the Government are studied 
in connection with this work. The second half of the 
semester is devoted to the history of the earth and its in- 
habitants. 

The museum contains fine collections of rocks, minerals, 
fossils and casts ; and rhese are studied in the work of the 
course. Full credit given. Prerequisites, Chemistry I. and 
Biology. This course is ofifered every alternate year, and 
is to be given in 1906-7. First semester. 



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Required Work with Major in Biology and Chemis/ry 

Professor Ward 

Chemistry 16 Modern Languages .... 16 

Biology . 8 History 8 

Geology 4 Physics 8 

English . . 8 Elective 40 

Mathematics 8 



Bible 1 4 120 

HISTORY 
Professor Mack 

III. (a) History of England. — ^^Mainly constitutional 
and political history. Special attention is given to the 
period of Tudor s and Stuarts, partly because of the light 
thereby thrown on the beginnings of American life. Topics 
will be assigned on which the pupils will report. First 
semester. Given in 1906-7. 

(b) Constittif tonal History of the United States. — This 
course is based upon Bryce's American Commonwealth, the 
abridged edition. Attention is given to the constitutional 
feature in the colonies, and the development and working 
of our constitution from its adoption to 1877. Social and 
economic quesiions, so far as they bear upon the develop- 
ment of the constitution, are studied. Extensive reading 
required. Second semester. Given in 1906-7. 

IV. (a) Mediaeval History. — ^European History 
from the Germanic Migrations, which broke up the Roman 
Empire in the West, to the Renaissance. Thatcher and 
Schwill's Europe in the Middle Age. First semester. Given 
in 1907-8. 

(b) Modern Europe. — In this course special attention 
is given the Renaissance, Reformation, eighteenth century 



COLLEGIATE COURSES 23 

and causes of Revolution ; also, to political and economic 
development in Europe in nineteenth century. . Extensive 
reading is required. Second semester. Given in 1907-8. 

PHILOSOPHY 
Professor Mack. 

I. Introduction to Philosophy. — Paulsen's Introduc- 
tion to Philosophy is used to introduce the student to the 
fundamental problems of Philosophy. The work of the 
course acquaints the student with a leading present day 
view and system, and presents the fundamental problems 
of Philosophy, such as Materialism, Idealism, Relations of 
Thought to Reality, Rationalism and Empiricism. First 
lemester. Given in 1906-7. 

II. History of Philosophy. — It is the aim of this 
course to give a general introduciion to the history and 
problem of Philosophy. That which is of vital and per- 
manent importance in each system or period is emphasized. 
The attention of each student is directed to a more careful* 
study of some one system or period, on which a special re- 
port will be made to the class. Text, Weber's History of 
Philosophy. First semester. Given in 1907-8. 

POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE 

Professor Gurney 

* I. Psychology. — The subject is treated as a natural 
science, and frequent reference is made to the relation be- 
tween brain action and mental phenomena. Angell's Psy- 
chology is the text used. First semester of senior year. 

II. Ethics.— \n investigation is made of the theoreti- 



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cal and practical phases of duty. Much attention is given: 
to the discovery of the principles underlying the subject, 
then is attempted a full application of these principles in the 
practice of duties in various spheres of life. Second 
semester of senior year. 

III. Sociology. — A concrete, descripiive study of 
American society is made, dealing with population and its 
groupings, institutions and ideals. First semester of senior 
year. 

IV. Economics. — An inquiry is made into the more 
important phases of the present economical system. Un- 
derlying principles are presented and examined. Tex'.-book, 
Bullock's "Introduction to the Study of Economics." Sec- 
ond semester of senior year. 

Required Work with Major in Political Science and History, 

History 16 Modern Languages .... 8 

Economics and Sociology 8 Mathematics 8 

English 16 Philosophy 4 

Science 8 Elective 40 

Bible 1 4 

Psychology and Ethics. 8 120 

PEDAGOGY 

Professor Gurney 

The Michigan legislature of 1893 enacted a law author- 
izing the trusrees of certain colleges to give teachers' cer- 
tificates. 

Section 2 of the bill provides : — 

No such certificate shall be given by the trustees of 
any college that requires -less than four years of colle- 
giate work for bachelor's, master's or doctor's degree, 
in addition to the usual preparatory work for admis- 
sion to the college or the University of Michigan; and 
before any such certificate shall be given, such college 
shall require candidates for such certificate to complete 



COLLEGIATE COURSES 2^ 

a course in the science and art of teaching, equivalent 
to ifive and one-half hours, a week for a college year, 
and such course in the science and art of teaching shall 
first be sulbmitted to and approved by the State Board 
of Education. 

General Psychology is required in addition to the fol- 
lowing and is a prerequisite to the Psychology Applied in 
the spring term. 

The work mentioned in the law is provided for by the 
following courses : 

I. School Managcmtnt, Michigan School Law and 
General School Decisions. Seeley's School Management 
and Hammond's School Law are the texts used. An essay 
upon some topic treated in the School Management is re 
quired. Second semester of junior year. 

II. (a) History of Education, — A careful study is 
made of the various systems of education that have pre- 
vailed in the different countries of the world. The great 
educators of all time are given full consideration. First 
semester of senior year. 

(b) The Educative Process. — ^General Psychology a 
prerequisite. The fundamental Principles of Education are 
thoroughly discussed, and then is made an application of 
these principles, to the school problems in their various as- 
pects. Second semester of the senior year. 

During the year two essays are required. The essays 
are to deal with the questions under discussion in regular 
class work. 

A student who completes the college course, including 
these courses in Pedagogy, is granted a teacher's certifi- 
cate of qualifications to teach in anv -of the schools of this 
State. 



26 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

This certificate is valid for four years. When a holder 
of one of these certificates shows to the State Board of 
Education evidence of successful experience for three years, 
the certificate is endorsed by the Board and made good for 
life. 

To obtain a recommendation from the faculty as a 
teacher of a particular subject, the applicant must have 
taken all the work ofifered by the college in that subject. 

NEW TESTAMENT 
Professor Reed 

I. This course is designed to familiarize the student 
with the best methods of study and to bring out clearly the 
fundamental principles of the religion of Jesus as illustrated 
by his life and teachings. Free from controverted questiors 
and the technical criticism incident to professional courses 
in theology, k is essentially practical, measurably elementary, 
and sufficiently comprehensive to lay a foundation for 
further study by Bible readers and Christian workers. Sec- 
ond semester. 

OLD TESTAMENT 
Professor Waterman 

II. This course is historical, inductive and construc- 
tive. Its object is to present the Old Testament according 
to its genesis and historical development, to develop the 
historical method of study and its concrete application, and 
finally to present that which is permanent in the Old Tes- 
tament in relation to modern life. First semester. 



COLLEGIATE COURSES 2^ 

HEBREW 
Professor Waterman 

I. For description see Department of Theology. Five 
hours a week for a year. 

II. For description see Department of Theology. Five 
hours a week for a year. 

NEW TESTAMENT GREEK 
Professor Reed 
II. For description see Department of Theology. 
Five hours a week for a year. 

The choice of this course and of the two courses in 
Hebrew enables a student to complete the full collegiate 
and seminary work in six years. 

EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY 
Professor Ward 
I. This course consists of an inquiry into the founda- 
tions of belief in Christianity, with especial reference to its 
divine origin as distinct from human origin. 

Bowman's ''Historical Evidences of the New Testament" 
is used, and lectures are given upon the genuineness, authen- 
ticity and divine origin of the gospels. 



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HILLSDALE COLLEGE 



COURSES OF STUDY IN THE LIBERAL ARTS 

All classes unless otherwise indicated recite four 'times a week. 

Eight o'clock classes will not recite on Tuesday; nine o'clock classes will 
noit recite onWednesday ; ten o'clock classe's will not recite on Thursday; 
eleven o'clock classes will not recite on Friday. Afternoon classes will not 
recite on Saturday. 

Classes marked **F" (floating), recite at eight on Tuesday, nine on Wed- 
nesday, ten on Thursday, eleven on Friday. 

Studies marked 1st or 2nd Sem. continue for that semester only; all 'others 
are annual studies. 

Physical Culture, described on following pages of this catalogue, is re- 
quired in -addition to the one hundred and twenty hours of the subjects named 
below. 



Frzfhman. Hour. 

French I F 

*Greek I F 

German III— Is'.^ Sen 8 

Classic Art 1st Sem 8 

Bible I— 2nd Sem 8 

Mathematics 9 

Latin III or IV 9 

Latin V i 10 

German I 11 

Gre(k III . 11 

English V — 1st Sem 1 

Ch2a:istry 1 2-3 

SorilOMORE. 

Mathematics F 

Latin VI-XI 8 

Biology 9-10 

Latin III or IV 9 

English VI 11 

Chemistry II 1-2 

Greek IV 2 

German II . 2 

French II • • 3 

Greek II 3 



Junior. Hour 

History III F 

Latin VI-XI 8 

French III 2nd Sem 8 

*N. T. Exercises . . . v 9 

Philosophy — Ist Sem. 9 

Pedagogy — 2nd Sem 9 

"Hebrew I 10 

Bible II— 1st Sem 11 

English VII 11 

Geology — 1st Sem 11 

Physics II 1-4 

Greek V 2 

Senior. 

HirOory IV F 

Pedagogy II 8 

"Hebrew II . 9 

English VIII II 

Psychology — 1st Sem. , . 10 

Ethics — 2nd Sem 10 

Sociology — 1st Sem 10 

Economics — 2nd Sem 10 

Physics III— 1st Sem 1-4 

Astronomy — 2nd Sem 1 

?Iarmony at 3 p. m. Tuesday and Friday and Counterpoint at 3 p. m, 
Monday and Thursday, taken in either 'of the four years, are credited to those 
who meet the requirements for entrance to the freshman year. 

Credits not exceeding 4 hours may be received for advanced Art during the 
four years by those who can classify as Freshman or higher; three hours in the 
studio equivalent to one hour of credit. 

Credits not exceeding 4 hours may be received for Oratory during the four 
years by those who can classify as high as Freshman; one hour of credit for 
two hours in the advanced work in Oratory or other subjects of Expression. 

"Recite five times a week. 



PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT 



INSTRUCTION AND ADMINISTRATION 

This department is under the same general superv'sion 
as other departments, and under the particular direction 
of the Principal. The greater part of the instruction is 
given by the regular professors of the college. 'Ccmbina- 
rions of preparatory and collegiate studies may be made 
with approval of the committee on assignment of studies, 
and those who do not contemplate regular courses or who 
desire to iSt themselves for technical or professio'nal courses 
may scicct their studies with a like approval. 
ADMISSION 

Graduates from a standard eighth [?rade course are 
admitted, without examination, to the first year of the 
preparatory department. 

A teacher's certificate entitles one to credirs for the 
subjects which it certifies, and these credits become per- 
manent after one year of satisfactory work in the more ad- 
vanced classes. 

Students ofifering ;he full number of requirements 
from accredited high schools are admitted to the freshman 
};ear without examinations or further study in the prepar- 
atory departmen:. Accredited high schools are those which 
have been approved by the faculty of the college, and class- 



30 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

ranks certified from them are accepted, without examina- 
tions, as far as they apply. 

TJiose who ofifer certified ranks from other schools 
may receive tentative credits which will become permanenc 
after one year of satisfactory advanced study, or may 
receive permanent credits at the start, in either of three 
ways, viz : 1. Upon taking examinations ; 2. Upon pre- 
senting satisfactory teachers' certificates ; 3. Upon special 
action of the faculty. 

Prospective students are requested to send to the sec- 
retary of the college for blanks upon which their credits 
may be entered and certified. These blanks should be re- 
turned in advance when possible — preferably as soon as 
practicable after the local schools close for the year/ 

During the opening week of each term the Principal 
may be found in his room for consultation. New students 
will meet the committee on classification before they reg- 
ister. 

As far as possible, the schedule order of studies must " 
be pursued. Special srudents may be required to take an 
examination in English grammar and, if found deficient, 
m.ake English a part of their work. 

For a detailed statement of courses of study, see Hills- 
dale College Bulletin, Vol. 1., No. 1. 



DEPARTMENT OF THEOLOGY 



AIM AND SCOPE 

This department is maintained to meet the needs of 
persons desiring reHgious instruction as a part of their 
preparation for life, and to train workers for the minis:ry, 
Sunday Schools, Missions, and other Christian activities. 

During the student's course he has in the literary so- 
cieties of the college abundant opportunity for praciice in 
speaking, writing, debating and parliamentary usages. 
Through the student prayer-meeting and Christian Associa- 
tions one is brought into contact wi:h the whole body of 
active Christian workers in the college, and through the 
local churches feels the current of the city's life. Oc- 
casional and stated supplies of neighboring churches further 
add to rhat personal contact with actual conditions of life 
which is indispensable to fitness for religious work and 
Christian citizenship. 

Candidates for admission to this department must fur- 
nish evidence of good standing in some Ohristian church. 

For unconditional admission to the full course, one 
hundred fifty hours of study are required, selected from 
the preparatory and collegiate courses of the college, ex- 
clusive of those offered in the full theological course, and 
including psychology, ethics, evidences of Christianity, and 
twenty-eight hours of Greek. 



32 hillsdalp: college 

For admission to the English theological course, one 
hundred twenty hours of study are required, selected from 
the preparatory course of the* college. A certificate is 
granted to those who complete the course. 

Those who are unable to take a complete course may 
elect special studies, under the direction of the faculty. 

The collegiate courses afiford such electives that a grad- 
uate of the college may complete the theological course in 
two years and obrain the degree of Bachelor of Divinity. 

Students in the theological departrnent pay to the treas- 
urer, at the beginning of each term, the same fees as other 
students ; excep: that those whose treasurer's coupon of en- 
trance is endorsed by a member of the theological faculty 
are not required to have scholarships. Upon recommenda- 
tion of the theological faculty, on blanks provided for that 
purpose, the college will refund ten dollars at the end of each 
fiscal year to all students of the theological department who 
shall have been in attendance during all the three terms of 
said year. (For statement of fees and other expenses, see 
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DESCRIPTION OF COURSES 
ENGLISH BIBLE 
Professor Waterman I 
Professor Reed II 

I. Old Testament. — This -course takes up the Old 
Testament historically, traces the political and the moral de- 
velopment of Israel, and treats of their customs and their 
institutions. The religious classes of Israel and their promi- 
nent religious and political leaders as priests, prophets and 
kings are subjects for discussion and investigation. The 
relation of Israel to surrounding nations is studied, and the 
several books of the Old Testament are assigned their places 
in the history of this people. The interpretation of these 
books, their authors, authenticity and genuineness are care- 
fully treated. Attention is given to the various kinds of 
literature found in the Old Testament. Five hours a week 
for a year. 

II. iV^zc/ Testament. — This course aims to make the 
mind of the student familiar v^ith the origin and develop- 
ment of the English Bible, from the days of Caedmon and 
Baeda to the American Revised Version. It includes the 
consideration of the text so far as is practicable and profit- 
able for those who are not students of the original. In the 
stud}^ of the separate books each one is considered with re- 
spect to its historic setting, literary character, author, occa- 
sion, aim, and social, ethical and doctrinal teaching. Es- 
pecial emphasis is placed upon the teachings of Christ, since 
a clear apprehension of His teachings enables one more 
readiiy to understand the teachings of His apostles. Five 
hours a week for a vear. 



THEOLOGICAL COURSES " 35 

GREEK EXEGESIS 
Professor Reed 

New Testament grammar; lectures on the origin and 
nature of the New Testament Greek, and kindred topics ;; 
essays by the class on questions of geography, biography, 
etc. ; exegesis of select portions of the New Testament. 
Five hours a week for a year. 

HEBREW 
Professor Waterman 

I. Elementary. — ^^This course includes Hebrew gram- 
mar, translation, sight reading and some exegetical work. 
Five hours a week for a year. 

I. Old Testament Exegesis. — Sight reading is con- 
tinued. Exegetical methods are inculcated. Attention is 
given to syntax. The student is made acquainted with the 
structure and the idioms of the language, and with the 
different kinds of Hebrew literature. Poetry, especially 
the psalms and prophecy, is carefully studied. Five hours 
a week for a year. 

SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY 

I. It is the purpose of this course to develop and to 
set before the student the truths of the Christian religion in 
a self-consistent system, with ,a statement of the reasons for 
believing them, and a disclosure of false positions. AVith the 
ordinary facts of human knowledge for a basis, a careful 
study is made of man himself and of the world in which 
he lives. Psychology is developed by an analysis of man's 
intuitions, sensibilities, conscience and the powers of the 
will. Ethics is continued by a consideration of the pur- 
poses of life and of the nature, source and extent of evil 



36 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

action. Then follows a study of the world, its structure, 
laws and phenomena ; of man, his origin, instincts and des- 
tiny ; of the system of influences, physical and moral, es- 
tablished in the universe ; of the Bible, its history influence 
and fundamental ideas. Thus a foundation is laid for a 
belief in a Creator having all perfections, and for intel- 
ligently receiving the Bible as a revelation from Him. The 
Bible and reason are then consulted for information on par- 
ticular doctrines : God's immanence, purposes and provi- 
dences ; Christ's person and work in saving men; the Holy 
Spirit and His work in the hearts of men ; repentance, its 
fruits and their continuance ; the future life and the ex- 
periences of the rig^hteous and the wicked after death. In 
this study it is sought to take only such positions as the 
induction warrants and thus to have a sure foundation on 
which to build. Five hours a week for four terms. 

CHURCH HISTORY 
Professor Re«d 

I. This course aims to acquaint the student wiJi the 
various branches of the church, its doctrines. Christian life, 
worship, organization, and missionary activity. 

In each of the minor subdivisions of the history of 
the church especial emphasis is placed upon that which 
is characieristic of the period. In the apostolic age es- 
pecial emphasis is placed upon the lives and teachings of 
the apostles ; in the post-apostolic age, upon the history of 
persecution, development of the hierarchy and the influence 
of Greek thought upon the doctrines of the church; in the 
post-Nicene period, upon the further developnient of the 
liierarchy, the rise and development of monasticism, and 



THEOLOGICAL COURSES 37 

the influence upon Christian Hfe of the union of church and 
state under Constantine ; in the next period upon the heroic 
and wise efforts of the church in gathering into its fold the 
barbarians who overran western Europe, the rise of Mo- 
hammedanism, the union of the papacy with Pepin, king of 
the Franks, and the transference, by the coronation of 
Charlemagne, of papal allegiance from the East to the West, 
etc. The seminary method of instruction is employed, so 
far as the sources at hand permit. Five hours a week for 

a vear. 

HOMILETICS 

Professor Ward 

I. Instruction is given in the construction of sermons, 
in the collection and arrangement of the materials of which 
they are composed, and in the spirit and the purposes which 
should guide in their preparation and delivery. Plans of 
sermons, and sermons on different models are presented by 
members of the class for criticism. Attention is also given 
to delivery and to the general conduct of pulpit work. Four 
hours a week for two terms. 

PASTORAL WORK 
Professor Ward 

I. Lectures are given on pastoral duties, public and 
private,, on the best methods of conducting the work of a 
pastor, on organizing a church for efficient work, and on 
all matters in which the young pastor may be aided by the 
experience of others. One hour a week for two terms. 
MODERN MISSIONS 
Professor Ward 
I. This course is devoted to a consideration of the 
missionary activities of the past century. The development 



38 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

of the work undertaken by the various missionary organiza- 
tions is dwelt upon in detail, with a view to a complete un- 
derstanding of the wonderful growth of the movement and 
of the present condition of the work in the various fields. 
Attention is also given to the outlook for the future, in 
view of the ''Student Volunteer Movement," and of the 
present spiritual condition of the church. Five hours a 
week for the spring term. 

COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS 
Professor Ward 
This subject is taken up historically, a brief account 
being given of the origin, development and teachings of all 
the prominent religions. Especial aitention is given to those 
systems which are now living religions — Mohammedanism, 
Confucianism, Brahmanism and Buddhiism. The relation of 
these to each other and to Christianity is discussed, with a 
statement of the excellencies and defects of each. Two 
hours a week for the winter term. 

ECCLESIOLOGY AND CHURCH POLITY 

Professor Ward 

At the opening of this course the grounds for the ob- 
servance of the Christian Sabbath are considered, and a 
study is made of the church of New Testament times, its 
ordinances, organization, officers, etc. The design is to 
state in a clear light the New Testament basis for the posi- 
tive institutions of the church. The various forms of church 
government at the present day, — ^Catholic, Episcopalian, 
Presbyterian and Congregational, — ^are also discussed, and 
the distinctive features and relative advantages of each are 
pointed out. Then follows a consideration of the circum- 



THEOLOGICAL COURSES 39 

.-stances atrending the rise of the Free Baptist deiiomirLation ; 
its history is briefly outUned with particular reference to the 
development of its polity, and the polity as it exists to-day 
is then considered, with frequent consultation and study of 
the Treatise. Five hours a week for spring term. 



DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC 




MELVILLE W. CHASE, Mus. Doc, 

Director of Department. 

Professor of Pianoforte, Harmony., Theory. 

F. EDMUND EDMUNDS, 

Professor of Voice Culture and Chorus Director. 

GENERAL STATEMENT 

The courses of study here prescribed are for earnest 
students, to enable them to attain real excellence. As very 
many have in mind the work of teaching, their needs have 
been specially provided for. Technique is taught as a means 
to an end. The ability to play or sing music at sight in- 
telligently is considered of great importance. 

The Etudes named indicate the range of difficulty be- 
longing to the several grades, but it is obvious that a list of 
pieces sufficient to cover all the possible needs of the in- 
dividual student cannot here be given. 

The time needed for the completion of each grade 
averages one year, but pupils showing the necessary ability 
are advanced to higher grades as quickly as is found ad-^ 



DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC 4I 

visable, so that the time for graduation may be lessened. 
Obviously more time is needed if college studies are pursued 
at the same time. 

A musical education should comprise as much literary 
work as insures a high degree of scholarship, accordmgly 
a college course is recommended to all who can attain it. 
Herein lies the advantage of studying music in a schoiol 
where art, literature and science are blended. 

Numerous public recitals are given and all students 
are expected to take part when qualified. These furnish 
incentives to study and give experience in public perform- 
ance. 

All singers who are found competent by the director 
may join the large chorus choir which supplies the music 
for the college church. There is also a select chorus which 
m.eets once a week throughout each term for the study of 
oratorios and of other high class music. This chorus aims 
to give one public concert during each term. 

Diplomas are granted to all who complete the course 
for piano or voice culture in a satisfactory manner, ' 

The organ built by the Hook-Hastings Company and 
exhibited by them at the fair in St. Louis, during the season 
of 190-i, having been purchased by the Free Baptist Society 
of Hillsdale, has been placed in the college church and will 
be available for the purpose of organ study by students in 
the Music Department. This work can be prosecuted con- 
tinuously during the summer. 

THE PIANO 

FIRST GRADK (PREPARATORY) 

Technical exercises for position and touch. 



42 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

Gurlitt, Opp. 228, Book 1 ; Technic and Melody. 
Koehler, Op. 151, Loeschhorn, Op. 65, Book 1 ; small 
pieces for recreation. 

SECOND GRADK 

Koehler, Op. 50, Loeschhorn, Op. 65, Books 2 and 3 ; 
Czerny, Op. 636 ; easy pieces and sonatinas by Clementi, 
Kuhlau, Dussek, etc. 

Scales and arpeggios commenced and continued through 
the course. 

THIRD GRADK 

Loeschhorn, Op. 66, Three Books ; Heller, selections 
from Op. 47, 46 and 45 ; Koehler, Op. 128, Book 1 ; Gur- 
litt, Op. 142, ^^The Trill ;'' Pfitzner, School of Polyphcn'c 
Piano Playing. Sonatas by Haydn and Mozart, and pieces 
by modern composers. 

Elson's ''Theory of Music" once a week (free). 

P^OURTH grade: 

Cramer's Studes (Bulow Ed.) ; Boring's Op. 24, School 
of Octaves; Jensen, Op. 8 or 32; Bach, Inventions; Le 
Couppey, "The Virtuosity," Mendelssohn's ''Songs Without 
Words ;" Nocturnes by Chopin and Field ; Selections from 
the works of Schumann, Chopin, Schubert, and others 
.suited to this grade. 

Chadwick's Harmony twice a week, one year. 

i^ii^TH grade 

dementi's "Gradus ad Parnassum," Chopin, Op. 10 ; 
Moscheles, Op. 73, Preludes, KuUak's Octave School, Bock 
2 ; Beethoven, Sonatas ; pieces by Schumann, Ohopin, Weber, 
Each, Moszkowski, etc. 

Norris' ''Counterpoint," Coetschius, "Exercises in 



DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC 43 

M-elody Writing ;" twice a week, one year. 

B)altzeirs ''History of Music/' one hour per week, one 
3^ear (free). 

The study of Singing during this course is strongly 
recommended. 

THE VOICE 

FIRST GRADE 

Management and control of the breath, as applied to 
singing. Tone production, with especial attention to purity 
of vowel formation. Establishment and blending of the 
vocal registers. Exercises in diatonic intervals. Simple 
scale passages and arpeggios leading to voice building and 
general foundation of a vocal technique. Solfeggi and easy 
5ongs for application of exercises. The study of articulation 
and elements of phrasing and style 

Books: Concone's ''50 Lessons,'' Op. 9, etc. 

SECOND GRADE. ? 

Tone placing; development of vocal technique; major 
scales and arpeggios ; study in the different kinds of vocal- 
ization ; legato, marcato, portamento and staccato ; medium 
grade solfeggi. Progressive vocal studies with Italian 
words. Medium grade songs. 

Books: Concone Op. 10. Op. 11. Op. 17. Vaccai's 
"Italian 'Method,'' etc. 

THIRD GRADE 

Vocal technique ; major and minor scales and arpeggios 
and chromatic scale. The trill — declamation and recitative. 
Advanced vocalizes, introducing all the vocal nuances. 
Songs in English, Italian, French and German. Oratorio. 

Books: Concone Op. 12. Lablache's "Study of the 
Trill," Panofka's and Bordogni's vocalizes, etc. 



44 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

FOURTH GRADE 

Complete vocal technique. Difficult vocalizes and stu- 
dies on bravura singing. Dramatic expression. Reper- 
toire. Songs, arias and operatic excerpts, in English, Ital- 
ian, French and German. Oratorio. 

Books : Righini's and Marchesi's ''Vocal Studies" 
Lamperti's "Studies on Bravura Singing," etc. 

The graduation course requires, in addition to the 
above vocal studies, work in Harmony, Counterpoint and 
Form, and History of Music, extending over two years. 

Not less than three years' work is required for grad- 
uarion in voice, though students who have studied elsewhere 
are classed in the grade for which, in the opinion of the 
director, they are fitted, thereby getting due credit for their 
work and s'hortening the period for graduation. Pupils 
may also save time by taking more than one lesson each 
* week. 

It is strongly recommended that vocal students take 
piano as a second study throughout the whole vocal course. 
If this is inconvenient, at least one year's study should be 
taken. It is also very advantageous for the student to study 
French, German or Italian. 

Those who are to graduate are informed that vheir 
fitness to do so will be judged under the following heads: 

Excellence of scales ; arpeggios and intervals ; vocal- 
ization and flexibility ; production ; management and control 
of breath ; precision and neatness in attacking and quie- 
ting sound ; blending the different registers ; rhythm, time 
and accent ; individuality and purity of style ; distinctness 
and correctness of pronunciation ; phrasing, expression and 
purity of tone ; declamation ; posture and facial expression ; 
reading at sight and general musicianship. 



DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC 45 

TUITION 

Payable in Advance 
^ Piano 

(Private Lessons) 

First Grade $ 75 

Second and Third Grades. Two lessons a week, each 75 

Second and Third Grades. One Lesson a week 1 00 

Fourth and Fifth Grades. Two lessons a week, each 1 00 

Organ 
One lesson a week, 'half hour, each $1 00 

VOICE 

(Private Lessons) 

One lesson a week (half hour), 1st, 2d and 3d Grades $1 00 

Two lessons a week (half hour), 1st, 2d and 3d Grades 1 75 

Three lessons a week (half 'hour). 1st, 2d and 3 Grades 2 50 

Fourth Grade (where the service of an accompanist 
is required, or the lesson lengthened to an hour, above prices 
will be advanced pro rata.) 

Sight-reading class. Fall Term $2 00 

Sight-reading class. Winter and Spring Terms 1.50 

Harmony, Counterpoint and Form, Fall Term 7 00 

Winter and Spring Terms, each 5 00 

Diploma 3 00 

X'heory of Music, one hour a week Free 

History of Music, one 'hour a week Free 

Chorus Choir Free 

Sig'ht-singing class, one hour a week, free for students 
of the voice. 

Monthly payments are accepted, if more convenient for 
the student. 

No deduction can be made for lessons missed by stu- 
dents, except by special arrangement. 

New students will pay to the College a registration 



46 HIT-LSD ALE COLLEGE 

fee of one dollar, for which they will receive credit on their 
matriculation, should they become connecred with the Liter- 
ary Department. 

Students are required to consult the director before 
they arange to take part in any public musical exercise. 

As the music departmenr supplies the music for public 
college occasions, there are many opportunities for students 
who are deemed sufficiently advanced, to gain valuable ex- 
perience in appearing before large audiences. 

For further particulars address Prof. M. W. Chase, 
Director, Hillsdale, Mich. 

VIOLIN DEPARTMENT 

Upon the registration of ten pupils, private lessons on 
the Violin, one each week, will be given by Mr. Arthur E. 
Bryce, teacher of violin and orchestra at Battle Creek. He 
now has a large patronage in that city, and pupils go to 
him from Hillsdale and other points. He has arranged 
with Professor Chase for a room for instruction, condition- 
ally upon his coming, and while in Hillsdale he won the 
endorsement of musicians who met him and heard his play- 
ing. After an early training under John B. Martin, the 
well-known violinist and orchestra leader of Battle Creek, 
he took an extended course as a direct private pupil of 
Henry Schredieck, the celebrated composer, teacher and 
performer of New York, formerly head of the violin de- 
partment of the Cincinnati Conservatory. 

Mr. Bryce would spend a part of each week at the col- 
lege pending the growth of a patronage to warrant his re- 
moval to Hillsdale. The tuition in the beginning would be 
$1.50 per private lesson of one hour, payable in advance 



DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC 47 

for periods to be agreed upon with the several pupils. 
This rate includes his estimated traveling expenses, appor- 
tioned equally among the patrons, and would be subject to 
deduction as the number of pupils may increase, $1.00 being 
the minimum in any event. 

Those who are interested for themselves and others 
will please make known itheir purposes to the Secretary of 
the College as soon as practicable, with a view to consumma- 
tion of plans for his beginning at or near the opening of the 
college year, on September 11. Instruction will not be of- 
fered unless ten pupils definitely state their intemion to 
register for a term of ten lessons. 



DEPARTMENT OF ART 



Mrs. Margaret Maynard, Instructor. 

AIM AND SCOPE 

In this department, Art is viewed as a language, in the 
study of which the training of eye and hand is a means to 
the higher end of the expression of thought and feehng. 
The cultivation of the creative powers and the desire and 
capacity to give tangible expression to those powers are the 
paramount aims. Individuality is a prime requisite, and 
originality in composition is the essence of art. The pre- 
scribed course is subject to' such practical modifications as 
special students may require. It is intended that upon leav- 
ing the department one shall have a just comprehension of 
art in its varying phases and uses, an appreciation of the 
best in nature, an observation -trained to see and record, 
and power to convey one's impressions in the simplest pos- 
sible way. A special course is given to such as contemplate 
the teaching of drawing in public schools. Those who 
aspire only to sufficient skill with pencil and brush to en- 
gage in home pastimes and decoration take briefer courses 
under influences which give to them a richer conception of 
art. Drawing and composition constitute the chief ele- 
ments of illustration and cartoons, and so lead to the useful 
vocations. 



DEPARTMENT OF ART 49 

The college grants diplomas to those who complete 
the course outlined below, and tha: course may be finished 
in three years by a pupil of exceptional talent. 

Instruction in this department is applied upon the 
courses in the collegiate and preparatory departmenrs to the 
hmit and under the conditions set forth in the statements 
of those courses on previous pages of this bulletin. 

A department scholarship covering full tuition for the 
year 1906-7 was awarded in June, 1906, upon competition 
in original composition, limited to students who had had 
art instruction one year or less. 

The scholarship given by Mrs. Alexander Stock, to 
the student nominated by the instructor in art, will be con- 
tinued for 1906-7, and others will be solicited during the 
year. 

COURSES 

The courses include drawing, in elementary and aca- 
demic grades, modeling, composition and perspective, 
divided into five classes. The following courses are subject 
to such practicable modifications as individual patrons may 
require : 

I. ELEMENTARY 

Chiefly early charcoal practice in outline, and general 
light and shade, from blocks and simple casts. 
II. INTERMEDIATE 

Same as .class I, more advanced ; important outlines 
and shadows carried farther; perspective; still life in mon- 
ochrome and color. 

III. ANTIQUE 

Heads and figures from cast in full ligh: and shade; 
still-life modeling; composition in black and white. 



50 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

IV. LIFE 

Portrait and costume ; modeling ; composition in color. 

Classes are provided for study from life as well as 
from the antique. 

The daily life-sketch class and out-door sketch classes 
are free to all students of the department. 

Classes in composition and perspective meet twice a 
week. 

Students have the opportunity of working from life as 
early as possible, which stimulates interest and avoids the 
sense of drudgery. 

Criticisms are given in the studio each morning and 
afternoon, five days in the week. 

Students may work from 9 :00, a. m., until 4 :00, p. m., 
from Tuesday to Saturday, inclusive. 

The Ibest drawings are posted at the end of each month 
and recorded with honorable mention of the authors. 
V. NORMAL COURSE 

A two years course, preparing students to teach draw- 
ing in public schools. 

A Saturday class in Drawing, Painting and Modeling, 
from 9 :00 to 12 :00 a. m., accommodates school children, 
and a class from 1 :00 to 4 :00, p. m., is conducted for public 
school teachers and others who cannot take the work on 
other days. 

Exhibitions of work done in the department are given 
from time to time. 

FEES 

Note. — A ''term" is three months of four weeks each. 
Matriculation (paid once only) $ 1 OO 



DEPARTMENT OF ART 5 1 

Tuition, one term, 5 days weekly 25 00 

Tuition, one month, 5 days weekly 10 OQ 

Tuition, half day, one term, 5 days weekly 15 00 

Tuition, one term, 3 days weekly 18 00 

Tuition, one month, 3 days weekly 7 00 

Clay, for students in modeling, one term 1 00 

Saturday class, one term (in addition to Matriculation fee of 

the first term) 5 00 

Additional information will be given upon application to 
the Instructor in Art, or the Secretary of the College. 



Department of Oratory and Expression 



M. Myrtilla Davis, M. S., Instructor 

The College grants certificates to all who satisfactorily 
complete the course. The range of work is such that this 
department takes equal rank with the best schools of ex- 
pression. 

COURSES OF STUDY 

There are three courses : The Normal and the Ora- 
torical, each requiring two years ; and the Dramatic, re- 
quiring three years. 

I. THE NORMAL COURSE 
First Year 

Monroe's vocal gymnastics ; Russell's ''Voice Culture ;" 
Bell's ''Orthoepy;" Sears' "History of Oratory;" Swedish 
Gymnastics, combined with esthetical drills from the Del- 
sarte system ; critical study of Shakespeare's "Julius 
Caesar," "Merchant of Venice," "Macbeth," and "As You 
Like it ;" critical study of four American orators ; detailed 
study of four American authors, with programs; elemen- 
tary gesture. 

Results Required From the First Year's Training 

1. Distinct utterance of every English sound and cor- 
rect pronunciation. 



DEPARTMENT OF ORATORY AND EXPRESSION 5 3 

2. Perfect control of breath and ability to use the 
voice in its' four basic qualities. 

3. A musical conversational voice. 

4. Correction of physical defects ; elimination of awk- 
wardness ; a habitually fine bearing. 

Second Year 
Russell and Murdock's ''Voice Culture" completed'; 
Raymond's ''Melody of Speech" ; Brown's ''Philosophy of 
Expression"; Stebbins' "System of Delsarte" ; Hyde's 
"Natural System of Elocution" ; gesture and expression 
through pantomime ; studies in original pantomime ; critical 
study of Shakespeare's "Henry VHI," "Midsummer 
Night's Dream" and "Hamlet," Dickens' "Christmas 
Carol" and "David Copperfield," arranged for public read- 
ings ; six 'author's programs ; special study of English 
orators. 

Results Required From the Second Year's Training 

1. The acquisition of a thoroughly artistic form in 
rendering narrative and dramatic pieces and in delivering 
orations, sermons and extemporaneous speeches. 

2. Skill to analyze em.otionally forensic and dramatic 
literature. 

3. Ability to read with expressive power the Bible and 
hymn-book. 

4. Knowledge and abilitv to teach elocution in hio-h 
and normal schools, and colleges. 

5. Skill to entertain and please as a public reader. 

II. THE ORATORICAL COURSE 
First Year 
This coincides in technique with the first year of the 



54 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

Normal course, except that a critical study of six great ora- 
tors, and three original orations are substitured for half the 
Shakespearean study and the authors' programs. 
Second Year 

The detailed study of orators is continued. Orations 
and extemporaneous speeches take the place of half of the 
Shakespearean study and of the authors' programs of the 
second year in the Normal course. 

III. THE DRAMATIC COURSE 

This course includes all of the Normal and the Oratori- 
cal courses. 

Third Year 

Review of all vocal and physical technique; dramatic 
rendering of four of Shakespeare's plays ; Lewis' "History 
of Dramatic Art" ; Lubke's ''History of Art'' ; critical study 
of sculpture in connection with Greek and Roman mytholo- 
gy, interpreting the spirit of the same through pantomime 
and posing; three modern romantic plays; two society 
comedies; two original pantomime plays — a comedy and a 
tragedy. 

Results of This Year's Training 

The individuality of every student is constantly accen- 
tuated, 'SO that each has a role in which he alone excels. 
This year's work also gives skill in the preparation and the 
rendering of professional programs, including all styles of 
literature from current stories to Shakespearean tragedies. 
It also gives the ability intelligently to illustrate these pro- 
grams for pupils and to write critical reviews of the per- 
formances of our great orators and actors. 

The following studies are also required : English gram- 



DEPARTMENT OF ORATORY AND EXPRESSION 55 

mar, rhetoric, physiology and two years of English litera- 
ture. 

Private rhetoricals in which all the students take part, 
and frequent public recitals by advanced students are given. 

The courses are arranged so systematically that an apt 
pupil can, at the end of the first year, teach as far as he has 
^mastered the technique. 

The director of this department, while not promising 
positions, has always been successful in securing desirable 
appointments for her graduates. There is a growing de- 
mand for thoroughly trained teachers of oratory and elocu- 
tion. Good readers and entertainers are never without en- 
gagement. 

FEES 

Payable in Advance 

20 class lessons in Elocution $6 00 

20 class lessons in Oratory 5 00 

Private lessons, one hour, each 1 50 

Classes of two, each pupil 75 

Contest drills, one-'half "hour lesson 50 

Analytical study of Shakespeare, one-'hour lessons, each 1 00 

All class work is credited in the regular course. 

No deduction can be made for lessons missed, except in 
cases of protracted illness. 

A matriculation fee of one dollar is required from 
those entering this department who have not paid the regu- 
lar College matriculation fee. 

All entitled to graduation are expected to pay the 
diploma fee of three dollars hefore June first in their senior 
^'ear. 



HOME ECONOMICS 



Eleanor Temple, Instructor 



I. Domestic Science 

This course includes laboratory lessons in cooking, in- 
valid and advanced cookery, v^^aitress' work, and the most 
practical methods of household administration. 

Principles of Cookery are taught with practical individ- 
ual work, the lessons being arranged in logical order and 
illustrated by the preparation of simple dishes. Food value, 
cost, preparation and cooking of cereals, vegetables, eggs, 
soups and sauces, meats, fish, batters, doughs, pastry and 
frozen mixtures are taken up. 

Invalid Cookery and the making of dietaries. - 

Advanced Cookery, marketing, general management, 
and cost and preparation of dinners. 

Classification, composition and digestion of food is 
studied with the laboratory work. 

Saturday Classes are conducted for teachers and pupils 
of the public schools. 

The Waitress' Course treats of proper serving of meals, 
from the simplest to the formal dinner. 

Care of the House, its rooms and furnishings ; the 
chemistry of cleaning; laundry work ?.ni allied subj-^c^s. 



HOME ECONOMICS 57 

Sanitation^ proper location, ventilation, heating and 
lighting of a house. 

Work in Domestic Science may, in the discretion of the 
faculty upon individual applications, be applied on the re- 
quirements of the preparatory and collegiate departments, 
collegiate credits being conditioned upon classification in a 
college year, - a semester of general chemistry, and such 
other subjects as the domestic science course of the appli- 
cant may appear to require. 

II. Domestic Art 

This course provides a practical knowledge of needle- 
work from its simplest form to the draughting, cutting and 
fitting of garments, and includes the following: . 

1. Application of Primary Stitches on simple articles, 
repairing, mending and darning. 

2. Simple Draughting by System, cutting and making 
unlined skirt, yoke and underwear ; machine sewing and 
care of machine. 

3. Draughting and making shirt waist ; study of tex- 
tiles and fabrics. 

4. Draughting and making a lined woolen gown. 

5. Finer Hand Sewing, variety of stitches, linen-mark- 
ing and art needle work. 

Fees 

In Domestic Science, for one wdio pays the full college 

fees of the collegiate or preparatory departments, $1.00 for 

an academic term, two lessons weekly. For one who pays 

full fees in music, art or expression, or for a teacher or 

pupil in the public schools in the Saturday class, $1.50 for 
an academic term ; for all others, $3.00 for a term of ten 
lessons. 



GENERAL INFORMATION 



LOCATION 

Hillsdale city, -the seat of Hillsdale College, has proved 
to be an almost ideal location for an educational institution. 
Situated gracefully on either side of the beautiful St. Joseph 
river, a short distance from the Baw Beese chain of lakes, 
the river's source, it enjoys a splendid climate, owing to its 
altitude, and affords -excellent facilities for a thorough sys- 
tem of drainage. 

It i'S a railway center of considerable importance, on the 
main line of the famous Lake Shore road, almost exactly 
half way between Cleveland and Chicago. By radiating 
lines direct access is made to Detroit, Jackson, Lansing and 
Fort Wayne. 

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS 

The college grounds comprise twenty-five acres, on 
College Hill, an elevation which commands a comprehensive 
Tiew of the city of Hillsdale and a variety of hills and dales. 
From the buildings are seen neighboring villages, and a 
•chain of beautiful small lakes which are close to the city 
limits and whose outlet is the St. Joseph River. This river 
is a small stream at this place, running through the city and 
skirting the base of the hill. 



GENERAL INFORMATION 59 

The campus is unexcelled for beauty by any similar 
grounds in Michigan. It is well shaded by trees of natural 
growth and by groves planted by professors and students 
during fifty years. The fountain and the soldiers' monu- 
ment at the main entrance to the campus, the shrubbery, 
beds of flowers, class stones, cement walks and other adorn- 
ments further beautify the grounds. 

College Hall, the central of the six buildings, is of 
brick, having three stories and a basement, and is sur- 
mounted by a tower. It contains the offices of the president 
and the secretary, the chapel, library, hall of the Christian 
Associations, recitation rooms and toilets, is heated wifh' 
steam and supplied with gas and electricity. 

East Hall, a brick building of four stories and base- 
ment, contains the college parlors, reception and dining 
halls, apartments of the Dean of Women and lady students, 
bath rooms, steam heat, laundry and appurtenant conveni- 
ences. The biological laboratory occupies a portion of this 
building. 

Fine Arts Hall, a three-story and basement brick build- 
ing, is the home of the Departments of Music and Art and 
the ladies' literary societies, contains the physical laboratory, 
and is in part used for general instructional purposes. 

Knozvlton Hall, a brick building of three stories and 
a basement, was named in memory of Bbenezer Knowlton, 
a clergyman and a congressman of note. It contains the 
museum, chemical laboratory, alumni hall, quarters for elo- 
cution, and halls of the literary societies for gentlemen. 

Worthing Divinity Hall is also of brick, three stories 
and a basement. It is the home of the Department of 



6o HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

Theology, containing recitation and dormitory rooms. 

The Dickerso'n Gymnasium, is a frame building, sup- 
plied with necessary apparatus for physical training, with 
separate haths, dressing rooms and lockers for ladies and 
gentlemen. More than two thousand dollars have been ex- 
pended' the pa'st year in improving the gymnasium facilities. 
'The 'athletic track, ball grounds, tennis couris, specta- 
tors' stands and flag staff are in close proximity to the gym- 

■ ■• 'Sincfe June, 1903, improvements have been made on the 
college -buildings and equipment to the value of $15,000. 
Nearly 'the ehtire sum has been contributed by fri'ends for 
thie particular purposes. 

COLLEGE EXPENSES 

'^^'^ ''Ti'mes chaiige ; and it • is said that men and things 
cli'Mg^e with therii. This may be true, as a general principle, 
buY'tliere are exceptions. Take, for instance, the matter of 
Gblleg'e fees. In the first Hillsdale College annual catalog, 
published in' 1856, announcement is made of tuition, $20.00 
per year, and incidentals, $.75 to $1.00, per term. Thus, the 
annual fees would vary from $22.25. to $23.00. The present 
charges are $22.00, annual fees, and 50c per term, for 
tuition, amounting in total :o $23.50 for the entire year. 

This admits the rule, in the fact that the designated 
items have interchanged places, and allows a practical ex- 
ception in the matter of the amount entire. Really, how- 
ever, in view of the fact that the present sum represents so 
much more privilege and opportunity, it is relatively of, 
greater value, and therefore cheaper, the trifling .averas:e 
difference of $.625, apparent excess, being ignored in the 
computation. 



GENERAL INFORMATION 6l 

In the past fifty years there has heen a direct increase 
in the average cost of living, in two respects : the price of 
commodities and the exactions of present day standards. 
Yet, m spite of the foregoing, the college authorities have 
always endeavored to keep expenses for the student within 
as moderate limits as possible. 

Quality considered, Hillsdale has never before offered 
so much educational value for the money as at the present 
time. We invite comparison with the rates of other schools. 

We herewith append the data, that the figures may 
speak for themselves. 

GENERAL FEES 

Special charges for Music, Elocution, Art and Hom^ 
Economics are mentioned on other pages devoted respec- 
tively to those departments. 

For the Collegiate, Theological and Preparatory De- 
partments the fees are as follows : 

Matriculation, paid but once, upon first entering $3 00 

Tuition, per term 50 

Tuition to one w'ho ihas a scholarship Free 

Term fees, the fall term 8 00 

Term fees, the winter and the spring term, each 7 00 

Diploma fee, payable once, at the beginning of the last term 

of the senior year 5 00 

The fees are payable in advance at the opening of each 
semester. 

Laboratory fees, for those only who take the following 
subjects: 

Preparatory Physics $1.50 for the semester 

College Physics 2.00 for the semester 

Preparatory Botany 1.00 for the semester 



62 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

Chemistry 5.00 for the semester 

Biology I 2.00 for the semester 

For work in the laboratories not included in the courses 
set out in the catalogue, fees are demanded according to 
the supplies used. 

The above charges cover privileges of library, reading- 
room, gymnasium, track, courts, and admission to athletic 
games. 

Tuitions for Music and Elocution are payable 'to the 
heads of the departments ; those for Art and Home Econom- 
ics to the treasurer of the college. 

THE TOTAL EXPENSE 

The cost of living at college varies as much as at 
home, and it is impossible to state with accuracy, what one 
must or wi41 spend during a term or year. This is deter- 
mined by the scale of living to which one has been accus- 
tomed in his home, and by his own thrift and economy. 
One will spend nearly or quite double the sum expended by 
another, without any apparent difiference in their satisfac- 
tion with what they have. One will in amusements, recrea- 
tion and dress spend as much as another may be able or will- 
ing to spend for all purposes. 

From the previous statement of necessary college bills 
and the range of charges for room and board, each can ap- 
proximate his total expenses more nearly than another can 
estimate for him. Text-books cost from $3 to $15 for the 
year, according to the subjects pursued. Traveling expen- 
ses widely vary. Some hire their laundry work done; 
others are so situated that theirs is done at home or by 
themselves. Some rent rooms, furnish them, and provide 



GENERAL INFORMATION 63 

their own fuel, lights, and perhaps food ; others take rooms 
partially or wholly furnished, with or without care, fuel and 
lights. Among the optional expenditures are those of lirer- 
ary, Christian, musical and other organization's, lecture 
courses and the like, each small, but the aggregate is con- 
siderable if one engages in all. 

From the nature of the case, any attempt at a precise 
statement of total expenses in any college rnust be mislead- 
ing, if not disappointing. 

It is a safe general statement that living expenses in 
Hillsdale are exceptionally low for a place of its size, that 
a spirit of strict economy characterizes the living in the 
college and its immediate environment, and that the total 
expenses are lower than in most institutions offering equally 
good advantages. If, by boarding himself and adhering to 
other strict expedients, one spends but $100 to $125 in a 
year, as some have done, his social standing is equal to that 
of the one who has the means and disposition to spen$! 
double the amount. 

Officers of the college and of the Christian associations 
cheerfully advise students about living advantages, choice 
of rooms and the like, when they arrive. 

EMPLOYMENT AND SELF-HELP 

The college employs a few students for janitorial and 
mis'cellaneous service ; others assist in hotels and clubs ; 
others pay for their board wholly or in part by assisting in 
private families ; others sleep in and take care of banks and 
stores ; still others canvass with merchandise, ibooks and pic- 
tures, during their vacations and weekly holidays. In re- 
cent years, citizens have offered more manual employment 



64 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

than the students could accept within the Umits of their 
available hours. Those who seek employment rarely fail to 
find it in some form, after remaining a short time, and often 
engage in it from the start. With rare exceptions one must 
be on the ground before his room is selected or employment 
be obtained. One student excels another in the aptitude for 
seeing opportunities. Occasionally one makes enough 
money incidentally to his college duties to pay his entire 
current expenses. 

One who labors for his support does not suffer socially 
by comparison with others. It 'has been justly said of the 
college by one of its graduates: "Self-reliance and honest 
toil have uniformly been encouraged, and few instiUitions 
have so efifectually excluded aristocratic tendencies. Hills- 
dale college has, in a peculiar sense, been the home of self- 
supporting youth, and its 'aristocracy' has for half a cen- 
tury been composed largely of young men and women of 
high character and studious lives, who have given all hours 
that could be spared from college duties to the means of 
support which they could find in and about Hillsdale.'' 

The lofificers of the college and of the Christian associ- 
ations freely give advice in the search for employment. 

PHYSICAL CULTURE 

"All time and money spent in training the body pays a 
larger interest than any other investment.'' — Gladstone^ 

Physical culture is given to both ladies and gentlemen 
in the gymnasium, which has the requisite equipment for 
the exercises that aim primarily at good health and effective 
command of one's physical powers, together with conveni- 
ences of baths and toilets. 



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GENERAL INFORMATION 65 

For the gentlemen the work takes three hours a week 
throughout one year, and may -be extended another year, 
in the discretion of the faculty. The student may elect ad- 
ditional training. In addition to the class work, teams are 
formed for practice in games. 

General class work for young ladies is given two days 
a week, excepting for those in the last two collegiate years. 
Jumping, running, marching and games vary and enliven 
the lessons. Ladies' basket ball teams are organized, and 
the game is played according to Spalding's Rules for 
Women. 

The effi'ciency ' in these various lines is materially 
strengthened and improved by the use of a mercurial dyna- 
mometer. By this instrument forty-eight groups of the 
most impprtant muscles of the body can be tested, and their 
actual strength in pounds can be given. 

The Simpson gold medals are awarded as prizes for 
excellence in physical culture and athletic competition. 
RELIGIOUS INFLUENCES 

Hillsdale College stands for Christian education and 
character in their truest and broadest aspects. No particu- 
lar denominational beliefs are prescribed or pressed upon 
student or professor, but the essentials of Biblical truth 
are regarded as vital in any education which aims at the 
development of good character. Liberty of individual belief 
on subjects concerning which there is a diversity of doctrine 
or interpretation is freely accorded to all. The catholicity 
of the religious policy and practice of the institution is illus- 
trated by a wide diversity of church communions repre- 
sented in the faculty and student-body. 



66 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

Each student is expected to attend t'he regular dailv 
chapel exercises and one public religious service on the SaJh- 
bath at some church selected by his parents cr himself. 

The Young Men's Christian Association and the Young 
Women's Christian Association, affiliated with the s'ate and 
national organizations, hold joint and separate weekly meet- 
ings, and conduct their own courses in the study of the 
Bible, missions and the like, supplementary to the instruc- 
tion of the regular courses; they also care for the sick, con- 
duct evangelistic services, foster the spiritual and social, 
welfare of the studen:s, and welcome and befriend strangers. 

The "Volunteer Movement" is effective, and candidates 
for foreign missions are always in attendance. The college 
has an unusually large number of students in foreign fields 
under the boards of the several denominations. 
CLASSIFICATION 

To be placed in any given class, a student's deficiencies 
must not exceed five hours' work. New students shorild, as 
early as possible, forward to the secretary of the college 
standings for which they wdsh credit. 

CLASS WORK 

Sixteen hours a week constitute the required work for 
each student. As each lesson is designed to require at least 
two hours of preparation, the sixteen hours should properly 
represent a minimum total of forty-eight hours of applica- 
tion a week. 

No recitations are held on Monday, the weekly holiday. 

LIBRARY AND READING ROOM 

The Library, numbering about fourteen thousand vol- 
umes, exclusive of pamphlets and unbound books, is open 



GENERAL INFORMATION 67 

daily, except Sunday. In this is a well sustained reading- 
room, with a comprehensive selection of the best current 
Hterature. 

ROOM AND BOARD FOR STUDENTS 

East Hall, the portion of the original building which 
survived the fire of 1874, has been so remodeled for a 
Ladies' Hall as to include steam heat, two individual par- 
lors connecting with a large reception room, vestibule and 
modern stairs, a beautiful dining room, hardwood floors and 
attractive wall decorations in the public apartments, and 
other improvements. Private rooms have been refitted and 
decorated, singly and en suite. The rooms are provided 
with heavy furniture and lavatory sets, and carry with them 
sleam heat, the use of bath and other general privileges 
of the building. For the rooms, the charge ranges from 
70 cents to $1.10 a week for each occupant, including heat. 
During the current summer all rooms in the Ladies' Dormi- 
tory have been fitted wdth gas lamps, and students will be 
charged the acaial cost of the gas consumed, averaging 
about fifteen cents per week during the year. 

This Ladies' Hall, designed as well for a social center 
of the college at large, is the home of all non-resident lady 
students whose parents or guardians do not in writing re- 
quest thai their daughters or wards lodge elsewhere. Blanks 
for such request will be furnished upon application to the 
Secretary of the College.. The selection of private lodging 
and boarding places for non-resident ladies should have the 
written approval of the Dean of Women. 

The dining room in East Hall is conducted, for bo'ch 
ladies and gentlemen, on the club plan, by which members 



68 HILLSDALE COLLEGE 

of the club regulate the cost of board. During 1905-G the 
cost for table board has averaged about $2.25 a week. 

Worthing Divinity Hall has rooms reserved primarily 
for gentlemen who have the gospel ministry in vi^w. These 
rooms are provided with heavy furniture, and some have 
been completely furnished by churches, societies and indi- 
viduals. The Trharges average about 25 cents a week for 
each occupant. To a limited extent rooms not taken up 
by candidates for the ministry are let to others, in the dis- 
cre:ion of the committee in charge. 

In private families rooms are rented for 25 cents to 
$1.50 a week, according to quality, location, furniture, care, 
lights and fuel ; and table board in families may be had at 
moderate cost. 

Those who board themselves live at less cost than is 
indicated above, and for this purpose such persons can find 
room and facilities in houses near the college. 

COLLEGE PAPER. 

The Colle:gian, published semi-monthly during the 
school year, is devoted to college and educational news, 
literary productions of the students, notes about former 
students, and miscellaneous matter. It is conducted by a 
corps of editors and managers chosen from the student- 
body. The subscription price is $1.00 per year. 

LITERARY SOCIETIES 

The gentlemen have three literary societies — the Am- 
phictyon, the Alpha Kappi Phi, and the Theadelphic. The 
ladies have two — the Ladies' Literary Union and the Ger- 
manae Sodales. These societies have separate halls fur- 



GENERAL INFORMATION 69 

nished with rare elegance. Regular meetings are held on 
Monday at 7, p. m. 

LECTURES AND SUNDAY SCHOOL INSTITUTES 

The college community unites with the citizens in the 
support of series of lectures, concerts and other high-class 
entertainments. In addition, it has free public lectures se- 
lected with particular reference to the needs and tastes of 
college people. 

During the winters of 1905 and '06 Sunday School In- 
stitutes have been held by W. C. Pearce, Teachers' Training 
Secretary of the International Sunday School Association, 
in 1905 ; and by Marion Lawrence, Secretary of the Interna- 
tional Sunday School Association, in 1906. These courses 
of lectures have proved very stimulating and helpful, and 
other similar courses will be continued from time to time. 

NEW FACULTY MEMBERS 

Nearly every year some change is made in the person- 
nel of the teaching force. This is an inevitable condition 
and must be accepted as such. The current year is no ex- 
ception; so while regretting the fact, we are glad to extend 
a cordial greeting to the newcomers. Hence, we take pleas- 
ure in introducing to the College circle the three new mem- 
bers of the Faculty, with a word of appreciation for each, 
and bespeak for thera a sincere welcome and a loyal suppori. 

Miss Grace Grieve Millard, has been officially selected 
as the new Women's Dean and will assume the full duties at 
the opening of the fall term. She is a graduate of the 
University of Michigan, with several years of subsequent 
experience in successful school work. She possesses strong 
personality and marked social attainments, coupled with 
scholarlv abilitv and knowledsre of dormitorv life. 



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Wm. J. Boone, popularly known as "Dan," has been 
elected Physical Director, to have charge of athletics and 
gymnasium work. He is a graduate of the college, and for 
two years has been attending the University of Chicago, 
where he has been in training in bo'h foot ball and base ball 
under Coach Stagg, by whcm he was considered one of his 
best all-round men. While in college here, ''Dan" v^on the 
Simpson medal for excellence in athletic sports, and was a 
first-class athlete on the foot hall, base ball, basket ball and 
track teams. He is an upright young man of good habits, 
and his popularity in both college and town circles, with 
his fine ability, wdll insure the lovers of sport for sport's 
sake that athletics will be placed on a high level and suc- 
cessfully conducted. 

Mrs. Margaret Maynard, of Hamilton, N. Y., who has 
accepted the position of instructor in Art, is familiar with 
college life and spirit. Reared in the home of a professor 
in Colgate University and studying art from early life, she 
married an artist, the son of a professor in that university, 
w'ho died a few weeks later. Studying with Frank Town- 
send Hutchins, of New York, she taught art in two acade- 
mies and then studied at length with Colin, Merson and 
MacMonnies in Paris. Since her return to America she has 
served Washington Seminary two years and the state uni- 
versity of South Dakota five years as professor of fine arts. 
In the applied arts and crafts she has taken up the work in 
leather. She approves the courses as laid down in this Bul- 
letin and will begin her service at Hillsdale October 1. Un- 
til that date her presence will be required at exhibits embrac- 
ing fortv of her canvases in the states of New York and 



GENERAL INFORMATION 7 I 

Pennsylvania. As soon as practicable after those exhibits 
close, she will exhibit her work in Hillsdale. Until Septem- 
ber 1, her address will be Unadilla Forks, N. Y., where she 
is engaged for the sixth sesaon in a summer art school. 
Three annual scholarships, $75.00 each, have already been 
offered by friends of the department. 



SPECIMEN PROGRAMS 

Merely as an evidence of the type of work being done 
in the institution, there are herewith presented outHnes of a. 
few select representative programs of the many produced : 
ANNUAL CONCERT 
DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC 

At the College Clinrch, June 13, 1906. 
PART I. 

Organ, Offertory in F Minor Th. Salome 

Mr. Chase 

Part Song, "My Heart's in the Highlands" Mylcs B. Foster 

Song, "A China Tragedy" Clayton Thomas 

Aiiss CrciLE Corey 

Piano, Le Papillon. . C. Lavalle 

Miss Helen M. Gates 

Duet, "Carniena" Lane Wilson 

Miss Fannie Northrop and Mrs. Vinnie Chase 

Song, "Vulcan's Song," from Philemon et Baucis Gounod 

Mr. Frank R. Fenn 

Song, "A Song of Flowers" /. Gerald Lane 

Miss Celia B. Rine 

Part Song, "The Two Grenadiers" Schumann 

Arranged Iby Clough-Leighter 
PART II. 

Trio, "Pace a quest alma oppressa" Campana 

Mrs. Chase, Mr. Edmunds and Mr. Fenn 

Piano, Concert Polonaise /. H. Hahn 

Miss Inis G. Haggerty 

Song, "The Horn" Pflegier 

Mr. Ray Wickes 



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Duet, "The Angekis" Chaminade 

Miss Northrop and Mr. Fenn 

Part Song, "The Sands o' Dee," F. Clay 

Arranged by A. E. Little 
Piano, 

(a) A la bien-aimee, op. 59 No. 2 .E. Schuett 

(b) Nocturne, op. 216 H. N. Bartlett 

Miss Vivian E. Lyon 

Song, "Haymaking" Needham 

Miss Northrop 

Chorus, "Recessionail". , \ Schnecker 



COMMENCEMENT PROGRAM 

Thursday, College Church, 9 a. m., June 14, 1906. 

March Frances Weeks 

Invocation 

Salutatory "Vivaturi Salutamus" Edith Cold 

Gyration Geo. H. Hobart 

Piano Solo Inis G. Haggerty 

Recitation, "Sign of the Cross" '. .N. Emeline Walls 

Address 'to Undergraduates Winifred D. Whaley 

Statistics Frank E. Baker 

Vocal Solo Fannie Northrop 

Will Elizabeth M. Dudley 

Valedictory, "The Voice of the Scholar" Leon B. Reynolds 

Presentation of Diplomas 

Class Song . i 

Benediction -^ 

PLANTING OF THE IVY. J 

College Campus, 10:30 a. m. 

Ivy Oration Benj. R. Larrabee 

Ivy Ode Edna Ford 

Presentation of Ivy Ruth Kishpaugh 

Ivy Song 



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PROGRAM 

Graduating Recital of Miss Inis Haggerty, 

Wednesday Evening, June 6, 8:00 O'Clock. 

Assisted By 

MISS FANNIE L. NO<RTHROP, Soprano 

a — Mendelssohn Praludium in E Minor 

h — Schumann Abendmusik 

•c — Bach Gavotte from Fifth French Suite 

Oh had I Jubal's Lyre, "Joshua,". Handel 

Miss Northrop 

.a Grieg Holberg-Suite, op. 40 

Praludium, 

Sarabande. 

Gavotte, 

Air, 

Rigaudon. 

Si mes vers avaient des ailes Hahn 

Miss Northrop 

a — Ascher Reverie, op. S 

;,b — Haydn Andante con Variazioni in F Minor 

The Rosy Morn Ronald 

Miss Northrop 

^ Lavignoc Barcarolle Venitienne 

b Liszt Liebstraume, No. 3 

c—Reinhold Impromptu, op. 28, No. 3 



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POST-GRADUATE VOCAL RECITAL 

Given By 
Fannie Louise Northrop, '05 

Assisted by 
MISS VIVIAN LYON, '05, Pianist 

MR. FRANK R. FENN, Baritone 
In the College Church, June 8, 1906. 

PART I. 

1 Aria: "O God, Have Mercy," from St. Paul" Mendelssohn 

Mr. Fenn 

2 Recit.: "O^pen Unto Me," 
Aria: "I Will Extol Thee," 

from "Eli" Costa 

Miss Northrop 

3 Piano Solos: 

(a) Ilumoreske Op. 101, No. 7 Dvorak 

(b) Papillon Oip. 43, No. 1 Grieg 

Miss Lyon 

4 Song: "Vittoria mio core," Carissimi 

Mr. Fenn 
5 Songs: 

(a) "Du bist die Ruh" Schubert 

ib) "Morgenthau" Hugo Wolf 

(c) "Marznacht" Bohm 

Miss Northrop 

PART II. 

1 Duet: "Snowdrops" Lisa Lehmann 

Miss Northrop, Mr. Fenn 

2 Piano Solo: Prelude, Op. 3, No. 2 Rachmaninoff 

Miss Lyon ^ 

3 Scena: "Roberto, o tu ehe adoro" 

— from "Robert the Devil" Meyerbeer 

Miss Northrop 

4 Song: "Old Heidelberg, thou fairest" Jensen 

Mr. Fenn 

5 Songs: 

(a) "Love in May" Horatio Parke* 

(b) "Our Life is Vain" J. H. Rogers 

(c) "La Danza" Rossini 

Miss Northrop 



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PROGRAM 

MISS N. EMELINE WALLS 

In a Recital for Graduation at College Chapel, 

Tuesday evening, June fifth, nineteen hundred six, 

at eight o'clock, assisted by 

MISS LUNETTA A. WALLS, Contralto 

MISS BLANCHE E. CURTISS, Pianist, '03 
PART I. 

Enoch Arden Alfred Tennyson 

Accompaniment Richard Strauss 

Miss E. Walls 
Miss Curtiss 

(a) When Spring Comes Laughing Arthur Foote 

(b) Irish Love Song Margaret Ruthven 

Miss L. Walls 

PART II. 
A Sweet Girl Graduate Pauline Phelps 

Miss E. Walls 

Ah, Love Awake ! Arthur Kortheuer 

Miss L. Walls 

(c) What the Chimney Sang Bret Harte 

(b) Echo Dell. Anon 



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